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Folkboat 26

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Boat REF# 124271
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 7.62m (25'0")
Year 1959
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 3
Engine 1 x Diesel 0hp, Yanmar 1GM (unknown year)
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Parhams
Builder Parhams
Lying Falmouth
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 10.0 ltr (2.2 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 0hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 7.62m (25'0")
Beam 2.13m (7'0")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 2,500kg (5,512.5lbs)
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (2000) with stainless steel standing rigging (2002)


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Mainsail North Sails - Roller boom (1999)
Headsail - Hank on (1999)
Other sails Genoa (2000)
Jib (2000)
Spinnaker (2000)
Spinnaker gear tick

Extra set of tan sails included
Sail cover

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Recon Yanmar diesel recently installed with galvanized bearers and custom s/s fuel tank.
Completely rewired throughout, two batteries with split charge system.


Total # of berths 3
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick

Originally commissioned in 1959 to the higher spec of build quality from Parham's Yard, this carvel built folkboat features mahogany planks on American rock elm which has stood the test of time so well that there is not one split or doubled rib throughout the boat. A project boat in 1999, this was the subject of a painstaking restoration since then and has been rebuilt from the decks up meticulously.
New decks in marine ply, sheathed in fibreglass sheeting to seal. Complete new cockpit in iroko and with teak rubbing strip. New cockpit floors in oak, new coachroof sides in mahogany planks. New oak support beam in oak, Stainless pushpit, pulpit, new stem roller fittings, guard rails and stanchions. Galley was rebuilt to incorporate chart table. Transom virtually all replaced after some softness was identified in 2007 survey.

1 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Nasa Duet Clipper log and depth sounder

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Beaching legs tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR x 2)
100.00m (328'1") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a seriously nice folkboat which has been subject to a complete overhaul by the vendor who is only the third owner from new. I can never believe how little these boats sell for compared to other boats and if as in this case you can find one which has been restored to such a high standard, they truly represent proper value for money. Add to this the fact that this boat sails like a witch and you cannot go wrong.

We have priced this for a quick sale as the owner has bought another boat to start working on and if you are at all interested in folk boats I would recommend this one thoroughly.

These boat details are subject to contract.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Folkboat 26 has been personally photographed and viewed by Tony Hicks of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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